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The Busby Babes: Men of Magic
On February 6,1958, a plane took off from a snowy Munich airport carrying probably the finest club side the world has ever known. Moments later, the aircraft crashed, killing some of the most legendary names in British soccer. This book is dedicated to those players—Roger Byrne, Tommy Taylor, the mighty Duncan Edwards and the others whose lives were cut off in their prime— ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published January 17th 2008 by Mainstream Publishing
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I was only 5 at the time of Munich. I can remember being 5, but have no recollection of disaster. My old fellah was red. He took me to Old Trafford just a few years after, in 61-62. I followed Busby's teams through to late 60's. Charlton,Best,Law,Stiles,Crerand,Foulkes,Dunne etc.
Max Arthur is an author who specialises in first-hand recollections of historical events. He has worked closely with the Imperial War Museum to bring together two books in the Forgotten Voices series, Forgotten Voices of the Great War and Forgotten Voices of the Second World War. Prior to becoming a writer, he served with the Royal Air Force and for some years was an actor.More about Max Arthur...